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MRI Results For Nick Young And Robert Sacre Come Back Negative

Finally there’s some good injury news for the Lakers. Well, relatively good news, anyway. Nick Young and Robert Sacre both underwent MRI examinations on Monday. Young was suffering from a swollen left knee, while Sacre was experiencing a “sharp pain” in his left foot, according to Mark Medina from the L.A. Daily News. However, the MRI results came back negative for both players...
Via Lakerholicz.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant on Jimmy Kimmel reacts to Lakers celebrating win (Video)

The Los Angeles Lakers snapped an eight-game losing streak on Sunday night when they defeated the Boston Celtics in overtime. They have still lost 16 of their last 18 games, but that didn’t stop Nick Young and company from celebrating like they just punched their tickets to the Western Conference Finals. Would the Lakers have...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young To Undergo MRI Examination On Swollen Knee

The Los Angeles Lakers were finally healthy last night (kind of, anyway) though there are now two new possible injuries on the horizon. According to the official Lakers Twitter account, Nick Young will undergo an MRI examination on his swollen knee today. Additionally, Robert Sacre missed today’s practice session due to an issue with his foot. Nick Young's knee swelled up a little...
Via Lakerholicz.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin’s postgame interview gets videobombed by other Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers snapped their seven-game losing streak by beating the Boston Celtics, 118-111, in a hard-fought overtime game. Jeremy Lin had a rare good game this season as he finished with 25 points. While Lin was getting his postgame interview, Nick Young and Jordan Hill decided to have a little fun: These wins have been hard to come by these days for the Lakers. Good...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets hold off Lakers' late rally for win

  Joe Johnson scored 23 points and Brook Lopez added 22 off the bench, leading the Brooklyn Nets to a 114-105 victory over the skidding Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night. Deron Williams had 15 assists and 12 points in his first start since Dec. 19, helping the Nets end a three-game slide midway through their eight-game road trip. It was the first game back for both teams following...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young Posts Valentine’s Day Selfie With Iggy Azalea

The Lakers are all loved up, guys. On Valentine’s Day, Julius Randle was spotted with his girlfriend at a Kentucky game. Kobe and Vanessa Bryant shared a flawless selfie. Ryan Kelly posted a photo of his pregnant wife, Lindsay. And Nick Young? He shared a selfie of himself and his girlfriend, Australian rapper Iggy Azalea. “Happy valentine day to my boo [Iggy Azalea],” Young...
Via Lakerholicz.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young puts Steve Blake on floor with nasty crossover (Video / GIF)

Los Angeles Lakers forward Nick Young broke out a nasty crossover that put Portland Trail Blazers point guard Steve Blake on the floor during the second quarter of Wednesday night's game at the Moda Center.Young stopped on a dime to set himself up for the jumper, while Blake was left on skates.Young scored 9 points off the bench, but the Blazers got the last laugh with the 102-86...
Via Holdout Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young Thought He Tore His Achilles Vs. Portland

February has been a tough month for Nick Young, though it could’ve became considerably worse in Wednesday night’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers. At the end of the third quarter, Young appeared to injure his foot. He left the game and would not return. While the Lakers would soon confirm that Young had suffered a peroneal tendon strain and didn’t seem overly concerned...
Via Lakerholicz.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young breaks Steve Blake’s ankles with nice crossover

While this year for the Los Angeles Lakers hasn’t been the greatest, Nick Young always provides something to take off during games. In the first half of tonight’s Lakers-Blazers affair, Young decided to show off his crossover moves and sadly, Steve Blake was the Portland player who lost his balance during it: Impressive move, Swaggy P! *** Young crossover on Blake [gifdsports...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young explains how dolphin once tried to kill him

Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young has a fear of dolphins. We learned this on Monday when his girlfriend, Iggy Azalea, wrote on Twitter that Young is afraid of Dolphins because one tried to kill him while the two were vacationing in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. They’re not joking. After the Lakers’ 106-96 loss to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young recounts tale about how a dolphin tried to kill him

Delfiniphobia — the fear of dolphins — apparently is a real disorder, affecting scores of individuals terrified of our mammalian, seafaring friends. Count Los Angeles Lakers star Nick Young among the condition’s most recognizable sufferers. It all started when Iggy Azalea, Young’s pop star girlfriend, offered up a tweet on Monday acknowledging that he is...Read More The...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young recounts his near death experience he had with a dolphin

When you asked someone their opinions on dolphins, most would say that they are fun-loving creatures. I have never heard of a dolphin trying to harm anyone, but one NBA player begs to differ. Los Angeles Lakers forward Nick Young is known to have some outrageous stories, but this is the best one yet. Young spoke with Baxter Holmes of ESPN and recounts his near death experience...
Via No Guts, No Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Swaggy P shows up late before game; claims (unrelated) dolphin attack

On a day where NBC News suspended anchor Brian Williams six months for fabricating his experiences in Iraq, it should be noted that the following story should be taken with a grain of salt. But since it was told, we’re obligated to repeat it for you. Lakers sixth man Nick Young, who showed up to Staples Center for Tuesday’s game against the Nuggets 15 minutes later than coach...
Via Rumors and Rants
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young Fined By Byron Scott For Turning Up Late To Tonight’s Game

Nick Young has been fined by Byron Scott for turning up late to tonight’s game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Denver Nuggets at Staples Center. Young showed up in the locker room at 6:15 pm PST, according to reporters on the scene, though he was meant to show up at 6:00 pm PST. Tip-off is set for 7:30 pm PST. Scott interrupted Young’s pregame interview with reporters to...
Via Lakerholicz.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

A Dolphin Once Tried To Kill Nick Young

Dolphins are amazing creatures, aren’t they? I mean, most of us have swimming with dolphins on our bucket list. Not Nick Young, though. Swaggy P is scared of dolphins, which might seem weird at first. However, Young’s fear comes from a near death experience. According to Young, a dolphin once tried to kill him: Swaggy also confirmed what @IggyAzalea said yesterday, that he's...
Via Lakerholicz.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young Would Like to be Panda Express’ Spokesman

Despite their general awfulness, the Los Angeles Lakers are still strangely entertaining to watch. A lot of that is due to Nick “Swaggy P” Young and his liberal shot selection. Oh, and you can’t forget the off-court escapades. Today, Nick decided to spend his off day in Orlando by belting out some tunes about Panda Express’ orange chicken in a department store. For whatever...
Via Busted Coverage
21 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Nick Young Wearing Purple Kobe X Shoes Vs. Knicks

Yesterday, the brand new Kobe X shoes were introduced to the world. Today, Nick Young is wearing them in New York. Lakers sideline reporter Mike Trudell posted a Vine video of Young wearing the new Kobe X kicks: Nick Young is sporting the new Kobe X's today at Madison Square Garden. https://t.co/kxdp3Pio1P— Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) February 1, 2015 Then, Kobe Bryant Fans...
Via Lakerholicz.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: 4 players to keep for the future

This current Los Angeles Lakers roster is a melting pot of veterans looking for one more chance and young guys trying to make their way and prove themselves in this league. As there are no truly established players on this roster, the Lakers haven’t committed long-term to any of them. The only players with long term contracts on the roster is talented sixth man Nick Young, who...
Via isportsweb.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young doesn’t realize he has to play defense

Lakers shooting guard Nick Young can definitely stuff the stat sheet with offensive numbers to make your eyes pop, but defensively, well… let’s just say he may not know the meaning of the word “defense.” Against the Rockets, Young apparently decided it would be best to basically just leave his man, walk into the paint, and forget his man was wide open for a three point attempt...
Via Bloguin Best
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Young doesn’t realize he has to play defense

Lakers shooting guard Nick Young can definitely stuff the stat sheet with offensive numbers to make your eyes pop, but defensively, well… let’s just say he may not know the meaning of the word “defense.” Against the Rockets, Young apparently decided it would be best to basically just leave his man, walk into the paint, and forget his man was wide open for a three point attempt...
Via Crossover Chronicles
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Young on Kobe’s absence: ‘Just give me the ball and get out of the way’

Kobe Bryant’s season looks to be over, as he prepares for surgery on his torn rotator cuff. But Nick “Swaggy P” Young is ready to step up in his place. Swaggy P gave a great response when asked about how the Lakers will adjust during Kobe’s absence...
Via The Sports Daily
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Young says the Kobe injury is a “blessing in disguise” and gives GREAT response on how the Lakers will move on

With Kobe Bryant going under the knife today, the great Nick Young or Swaggy P as the cool kids say nowadays, was asked his thoughts on the Los Angeles Lakers moving forward without the Black Mamba. As usual, Swaggy P gave us most entertaining answer possible.   Nick Young on what the Lakers must do without Kobe: “Pretty much just give me the ball and get out of the way.”...
Via Pass The Pill
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Swaggy P nickname origin – it came from his father and a song

Nick Young has exploded in popularity ever since joining the Lakers last season. He began dating rapper Iggy Azalea and, much like Lamar Odom, he has crossed over from sports into mainstream popularity thanks to this new visibility. Along the way, Young’s alter-ego has taken a life of its own. Back in 2011, Young gave...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Which NBA player should get next on a signature shoe deal?

With Damian Lillard and Steph Curry now recipients of signature shoe deals with adidas and Under Armour, we ask a simple question. Who's next to get a signature shoe deal? The post QOTD: Which NBA Player Should Get Next On A Signature Shoe Deal? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Young trying to recruit Goran Dragic and Marc Gasol to Lakers

Lakers fans aren’t used to the kind of losing that’s taking place this year and, rest assured, the organization will do what it can to return to winning ways as soon as possible. Magic Johnson would like to see the Lakers continue piling up losses to increase the chances of gaining a high pick in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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